I will cast another vote for Danner, as I've had mine for years and they still look great and have been over some rugged ground.Danner has some really nice boots/shoes and they’re running a sale with up to 60% off select products right now. I had bought a pair of work boots years ago and loved them.
Any way, I picked up a pair of the TrailTek Lights a few weeks ago(marked down to $85) and love em. I have a wide foot, so I bought the boot in EE.
They’re still just a little tight, but I haven’t properly broke them yet. Still, a very solid shoe for sure.
A durable, multi-functional hiker. Featuring a streamlined, athletic platform, the TrailTrek is a durable, multi-functional hiker. A shock-absorbing midsole and removable OrthoLite footbed provide cushioning support underfoot, while our waterproof Danner Dry lining pulls moisture away from the...www.danner.com
If you plan on walking a lot (like most do), don't forget some sock liners to prevent blisters. Those are lifesavers on longer walks/hikes.